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Chapter 7 -
Using the Wayback Machine
The Wayback Machine provides complete indexing
services and shows the actual state of most web pages, organized by
The Wayback Machine Archive (www.archive.org)
The Wayback Machine is also used by attorneys
and law enforcement agencies and has proven itself to be an
invaluable tool for tracking changes to web scammer web sites.
It is impossible to cover all of the intuitive
angles used by web scammers in this chapter. This information has
been offered as a high level overview of the tools, techniques and
types of victims that are targeted by web scammers. The main points
of this chapter include:
eCommerce is a multi-billion dollar industry
and it is growing every year.
Cheap connectivity and inexpensive computers
are allowing more and more people onto the Internet.
Web scammers take advantage of loose
international laws to prey with impunity upon victims in the USA.
Small third-world nations are a major origin of
Unless the loss exceeds $10,000, law
enforcement agencies will rarely actively pursue the criminals.
Online auction fraud is one of the most common
scams and both buyers and sellers can become victims.
The next Chapter will examine identity theft
and see how it has become a major problem on the Internet.
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